Dakesa Piña

Dakesa Piña honored with the Gamsky Quality of Student Life award

Dr. Dakesa Piña, staff counselor in Student Counseling Services, was recently honored with the Neal R. Gamsky Quality of Student Life award from the Division of Student Affairs.
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Multicultural Outreach Team’s spring 2021 student programming

The Multicultural Outreach Team (MCOT) in Student Counseling Services is excited to announce a series of three workshops we will be offering virtually to students during the Spring 2021 semester:...
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The price of the muscular ideal

When masculinity emphasizes a warped ideal of the male body and relates it to these attributes, that’s what we call the muscular ideal, problematic in the sense that it is unattainable.
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Native American Film Series for spring 2021

The Native American Film Series for spring 2021 will include discussion forums focusing on historic, contemporary, and unheeded issues facing Indigenous peoples.
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MCOT News: Meeting the mental health needs of indigenous students

The struggles faced by indigenous peoples are often framed as “problems of the past,” meaning that very few Americans know anything about the struggles faced by today’s indigenous peoples.
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Healthy body image during COVID-19

Struggles and conflict with body image is just one of the ways COVID-19 has affected individuals.
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MCOT’s RSO Spotlight Story: Black Girl Code

We've brought attention to so many issues Black women face in our community and society, such as colorism, misogyny, and sexism.
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MCOT: White fragility

What exactly is “white fragility”?

MCOT News: Meeting the mental health needs of Asian students

It is more important than ever that counseling services are equipped to meet the mental health needs of Asian students in a culturally sensitive approach that works to eliminate the negative...

Healthy body image concerns and resources during COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all of our lives, bringing about new challenges to everyone, specifically, those suffering with eating disorders and body image issues